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NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SCORES SCHERVIER PAVILION IN FIRST QUINTILE OF NURSING HOME QUALITY POOL

Skilled Nursing Facility Scores highest in Orange County

WARWICK, NY (January 23) – The New York State Department of Health recently announced the release and posting on its Website of the 2013 Nursing Home Quality Pool (NHQP) scores.

The Quality Pool was comprised of four areas: quality measures, patient satisfaction, compliance and avoidable hospitalizations. The Department assessed each nursing home on performance in all areas as compared to their peers. Schervier Pavilion in Warwick, NY was the only nursing home in Orange County that scored in the first and highest quintile.

The New York State Nursing Home Quality Pool is a $50 million budget-neutral pool. Under the payment methodology eligible nursing homes contribute to the funding and the pool money is redistributed to the nursing homes based on performance.

Schervier Pavilion, a member of the Bon Secours Charity Health System, is a 120-bed skilled nursing facility licensed by the New York State Department of Health. Dedicated to the highest standard of health care excellence, its full range of services, such as its therapeutic recreational program, are designed to respond to each individual’s physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

In addition to quality long term care services, Schervier Pavilion also offers a wide range of short-term (sub acute) care needs. Its sub acute services include IV therapy, Rehabilitation therapy and wound care. These services afford residents the ability to recuperate for a short time in the sub-acute unit of the facility and then return to the community where they can resume a more independent life. In some cases, they can then enter Schervier Pavilion’s Day-At-A-Time, an innovative medical adult day care program that provides nursing services, medication administration, ongoing evaluations, and stimulating activities tailored to each individual’s needs and abilities.

“We are extremely proud of the every day service the members of our staff perform to achieve this high score,” said Schervier Pavilion Administrator Lisa Brocky. “We always strive to give our residents the quality of life and level of dignity they deserve.”

About Bon Secours Charity Health System

Bon Secours Charity Health System comprises Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Suffern, New York, and two community hospitals, Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, New York, and St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, New York.

It includes the Bon Secours Medical Group, a regional network of nearly 80 primary and specialty care providers with convenient locations throughout the Hudson Valley.

For a list of providers visit http://bschs.org/find-a-physician-bon-secours-medical-group.html

Bon Secours Charity Health System also includes a certified home health agency, two long-term care facilities, an assisted living/adult home facility, and several other off-site medical programs.

The Health System serves nearly 1 million people. With more than 3,400 employees, the Health System is one of the region’s largest employers. For more information, visit bschs.bonsecours.com

Bon Secours Charity Health System is a member of the Bon Secours Health System, a national Catholic healthcare system with a strong reputation and robust commitment to bringing compassionate healthcare to those in need. For more information visit BSCHS.BonSecours.com

About Bon Secours Health System

Bon Secours Health System, headquartered in Marriottsville, MD, a $3.5 billion not-for-profit Catholic health system, owns, manages or joint ventures 19 acute-care hospitals, one psychiatric hospital, five nursing care facilities, four assisted living facilities and 14 home care and hospice programs. Bon Secours’ more than 21,000 employees help people in six states: Maryland, Virginia, Florida, New York, South Carolina, and Kentucky. Visit www.bshsi.org for more information.

 

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The Bon Secours Warwick Health Foundation raised $14,750 in its 2013 annual year-end appeal to raise funds for the purchase of new medical technology and to upgrade patient care spaces. And on January 28 Medical Staff President Francis Winski, MD, presented an additional $5,000 in matching donations to the Bon Secours Warwick Health Care Foundation.

From left, Foundation Chair Raul Berina, Medical Staff President Francis Winski, MD, Board member Caroline Hamling and Treasurer Garrett Durland.
 

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